Department of Natural Disaster
Information about department and staff
Department founded as soon as institute establish, 1929 and
throughout its existence it was known by various names: ,,Department
of debris flow research", Laboratory of mining reclamation", which
included ,,sector of natural research of debris flow stream".
In the department was functioning research point of Arakhveti, where
was going field research of erosion-debris flow phenomena
During department existence were worked out prevention measures
against erosion and floods on the many rivers of Georgia and water
pipe, among them would be note rivers: Duruji, Laskandura and
Mletistskali, on them almost continuously run field research.
It has been received many patent and inventions about anti
erosion-debris flow phenomena constructions.
The current name of the department ,,Department of natural
disasters", which has unique debris flow research device for
laboratory research of erosion debris flow processes and hydraulic
gully. It is desirable for their modernization.
At present scientific research subject of department is maintenance
of stable development of environment. Management of risk of
erosion-debris flow processes and work out of suitable prevention
measures by use new technology achieve.
Staff of department:
Robert Diakonidze - Head of department, PhD of Geography;
2. Otar Natishvili - Senior scientific worker, doctor of technical
sciences, professor, academician of Georgian National Academy;
3. Zemphira Charbadze - Scientific worker;
4. Nino Niblazde - Scientific worker;
5. Ketevan Dadiani - Scientific worker.